Global Warming and Climate Change News

They could have been saved by global warming
Wednesday February 01st 2012, 11:11 PM

A reminder that global warming could actually save lives, since cold is deadlier than warmth: [News Source]

Editorial: Climate data chills global-warming alarmism
Wednesday February 01st 2012, 7:27 PM

The Earth's temperature hasn't increased significantly in about 15 years, which wouldn't be big news except global warming extremists had predicted temperatures would soar during that time because of manmade greenhouse-gas emissions.That forecast would be just another failed... [News Source]

Money $marts: The global warming energy follies
Wednesday February 01st 2012, 10:14 AM

Global warming, also known as climate change, is the theory that the earth is warming rapidly (in relative historical terms) due to the growing concentration of atmospheric greenhouse gases emanating from mankind’s burning of fossil fuels — coal and oil in particular — for energy. [News Source]

Breaking: Authors of Wall Street Journal climate piece downplay industry ties.
Wednesday February 01st 2012, 9:00 AM

Half of the 16 scientists who penned a controversial Wall Street Journal opinion piece proclaiming there is "no need to panic" about global warming have ties to either the oil and gas industry or groups dedicated to debunking climate science, a investigation has found. [News Source]

Wall Street Journal’s climate change stance is suspect.
Wednesday February 01st 2012, 9:00 AM

The Wall Street Journal is taking a lot of heat for an op-ed published on Jan. 27 that reassures its readers that there’s no need to panic over global warming. [News Source]

When did “climate change” transform into “clean energy”?
Wednesday February 01st 2012, 9:00 AM

What happened to “climate change” and “global warming”? [News Source]

Declining fisheries will affect us all soon enough.
Wednesday February 01st 2012, 9:00 AM

The warning signs of a growing crisis are clear: the Atlantic bluefin tuna spawning population, estimated at just 40 per cent of its peak in 1974, is now a “species of concern,” along with its cousin, the Pacific bluefin. In British Columbia, ling cod have nearly disappeared. [News Source]

Bullet train becoming “Moonbeam Express”.
Wednesday February 01st 2012, 9:00 AM

In a brazen denial of the obvious, Gov. Jerry Brown now insists the proposed California high-speed rail can be built for much less than its own business plan stipulates, and wants to use anti-global-warming carbon taxes to underwrite the proposal, whose price tag has nearly tripled in the three years since voters approved it. [News Source]

Wall Street Journal under attack for climate op-ed.
Wednesday February 01st 2012, 9:00 AM

The Wall Street Journal is under scrutiny for publishing an op-ed attacking climate science last Friday, while turning down another op-ed explaining climate change and signed by 255 researchers with the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, which was eventually published in the journal Science. [News Source]

Nova Scotia Member of Parliament working hard to get climate change answers.
Wednesday February 01st 2012, 9:00 AM

Halifax MP Megan Leslie is won­dering how much influence climate change deniers have with the federal government after Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver repeatedly refused to answer if he believes in global warming. [News Source]

U.S. Congress to oppose EU law on aircraft emissions.
Wednesday February 01st 2012, 9:00 AM

The U.S. Congress will formally express its opposition to a European law aimed at reducing pollution from jetliners, a thorny diplomatic issue that has threatened to escalate transatlantic trade tensions. [News Source]